The current Group Managing Director (GMD) of NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari has disclosed the death of his predecessor, Maikanti Baru on his official Twitter account.
According to him, Baru died on Friday night, he, however, did not reveal the cause or location of his death.
“My brother, my friend and my mentor, Dr Maikanti Kachalla Baru, immediate past GMD of NNPC died late last night. Kyari tweeted.
“He was of exemplary character and disposition. May Allah forgive him and have mercy upon him.”
Baru was born, July 1959, in Misau, Bauchi State and served as Group Managing Director of the NNPC between July 2016 and July 2019.